Examples of swaddle in a Sentence
He swaddled the baby in a blanket.
Recent Examples of swaddle from the Web
Police were called to an adult foster care residence on Alexander near East Great Lakes at 8:17 a.m. Sunday after an individual inside reported finding a baby girl, swaddled in a blue blanket, on the ground in front of the home.
Shadi Ghaheri's production uses a plastic doll wrapped in swaddling clothes as Astyanax.
And Karp spells out a five-S solution for doing this: Swaddling babies, putting them in a side or stomach position, shushing them, swinging them, and offering them something to suck on.
Despite the president’s insistence on getting credit, this is not the first time someone has suggested swaddling the wall in solar panels.
After moisturizing with drippings from an organic massage candle, you're swaddled for a soothing scalp, neck and shoulder rubdown.
No sooner is the baby swaddled, though, do the wives swoop in and take the baby to Janine’s mistress, who has been carefully laid down in the king-sized bed to recuperate.
They’ll be kept company down there by an array of hard, dry cheeses swaddled in cloth—those will keep forever.
The hammam, which has an indoor pool, is simple but clean, and the treatments are incredible—the young woman who sloughed off half my skin swaddled me in a robe, then pinched my cheeks with a smile.
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Origin and Etymology of swaddle
Middle English swadelen, swathelen, probably alteration of swedelen, swethelen, from swethel swaddling band, from Old English; akin to Old English swathian to swathe
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SWADDLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swaddle for English Language Learners
: to wrap (someone, especially a baby) tightly with a blanket, pieces of cloth, etc.
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